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Emperor of India

854 Main St, Lewiston, ID 83501-1864
+1 208-798-4804
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“garlic naan” (11 reviews)
“lamb” (16 reviews)
“curry” (6 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
854 Main St, Lewiston, ID 83501-1864
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Emperor of India is a true gem in Lewiston. My son and I were in town with the NAIA World Series. We always look for local restaurants that offer international cuisine. The Emperor of India was our lunch choice on the first day. We...More

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matman00us, Manager at Emperor of India, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank your thoughtful review and valuable feedback. It is important to us because it helps us improve the quality of service and dishes. . It is a special treat to hear from you as you are from outside the community. It was real pleasure to...More

Reviewed May 8, 2018

The owner/chef was gracious,accommodating and friendly. He was an accomplished chef, and cooked us custom food that was not on the menu to accommodate our diets and tastes. This was some of the best Indian food I have ever tasted, with complex and delicate flavors....More

Thank Gillian C
matman00us, Manager at Emperor of India, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to respond. It is much appreciated as it helps us improve the ambience, quality of out food and service. It was such a pleasure to have you over at our restaurant, We enjoyed conversing with you. Your knowledge of...More

Reviewed May 6, 2018

The owner, chef, and now friend is a kind man with a true art for creating the ideal lunch! Today he added a tasteful garbanzo bean side for me to dip my garlic naan in and it was fantastic; his suggestions really complimented the main...More

Thank Graham D
matman00us, Manager at Emperor of India, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Thanks for your response and feedback. We appreciate it as it helps us improve our service and quality of our dishes. It was such a pleasure to have you. You have traveled widely and are very discerning in your tastes. It is these qualities that...More

Reviewed March 1, 2018

Stopped for lunch for the first time. Tables, dishes, and silverware were clean. The owner/cook was very friendly and accommodating when we had the unusual request of no oil or ghee, or dairy. We had two Indian vegan dishes which we enjoyed, and unusual, but...More

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matman00us, Manager at Emperor of India, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2018

Thank you for your visit and your review. Your thoughts are deeply valued and appreciated as they help us improve our performance and customer service. Firstly, it was a pleasure to have you both at our establishment. You are discerning individuals who are critical of...More

Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

This is a small restaurant with personalized service. One man takes your order and cooks your food. It is surprisingly fast service. We ordered shrimp curry and lamb which was cooked with vegetables in a coconut milk sauce. Really good. The lamb fell off the...More

Thank Connette51
Reviewed April 4, 2017

The place is creepy dark and just looks filthy. The food was not at all what I think of when I go to an Indian restaurant. My son ordered a beef dish, and of course you think chuck roast or something, but they used corned...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Thought we were ordering Indian food but they brought out "fusion" Thai-Indian. It was edible but we really wanted Indian food. The owner was very nice.

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Reviewed December 30, 2016

Was hoping to like this place and we just couldn't. Didn't look very clean and the food was not impressive at all.

Thank SheeL89
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

We had the lamb, falling off the bones. The Indian bread perfectly seasoned and toasted. The other two choices excellent as well. The owner was also the server. Very attentive. There were 4 of us. And about 3 choices sufficient for all of us. My...More

Thank 734MarkH
Reviewed August 7, 2016

We stopped by this restaurant on a whim in the hopes that they could accommodate a group of 7 (including 3 wheelchairs)... The owner of the store was FANTASTIC, set us up with a table, and created a special non-spicy curry for the kids to...More

Thank Alexandria M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 854 Main St, Lewiston, ID 83501-1864
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Lewiston
  • Phone Number: +1 208-798-4804
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